What is postmortem?

  • (noun): An examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease.
    Synonyms: autopsy, necropsy, PM, postmortem examination
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on postmortem:

Postmortem (band) - Band History
... Postmortem was founded in 1991. 2006 the band found with Max Scheffler a new drummer and in 2007 Postmortem toured with that new line-up the Giant-Tour with Ektomorf and Onslaught ... Im November 2008 Postmortem released with „Constant Hate“ their 4th studioalbum via „War-Anthem Records“ after 10 years without an official longplayer ...
Coffin Birth - History
... Numerous documented cases of postmortem fetal extrusion were described in the medical compendium Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, first published in 1896 ... for the short amount of time elapsed between death and the postmortem delivery ... In Weissenfels, in 1861, postmortem fetal extrusion was observed sixty hours after the death of a pregnant woman ...
Coffin Birth - Applicability of Diagnosis
... Because postmortem fetal extrusion is so rare, and occurs under highly idiosyncratic conditions regarding the individual and the ambient environment, this phenomenon has not been ... Even if the study of postmortem fetal extrusion could lead to improved investigative methods, experimental research would be highly problematic ... for a death investigation at the stages of decomposition when postmortem fetal extrusion typically occurs ...

More definitions of "postmortem":

  • (adj): Occurring or done after death.
    Example: "Postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"
    Synonyms: postmortal
  • (adj): After death or after an event.
    Example: "A postmortem examination to determine the cause of death"; "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"
  • (noun): Discussion of an event after it has occurred.